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12 cops from 1 Mumbai police station test COVID-19 positive

12 cops from 1 Mumbai police station test COVID-19 positive
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Mumbai, May 4 () Twelve personnel, including sixsub-inspectors, of Mumbai's JJ Marg police station testedpositive for the novel coronavirus on Monday, officials said.

An official said eight out of the 12 are asymptomatic,adding 40 people who had come in contact with them have beenquarantined as a precautionary measure.

"Their reports returned positive today (May 4). Six ofthe 12 are sub-inspectors. All 12 have been admitted inhospitals while 40 others who came in contact have beenquarantined as well," Assistant Commissioner of Police AvinashDharmadhikari said.

The JJ Marg police station shares a boundary wall withstate-run JJ Hospital, one of the biggest medical facilitiesin the metropolis.

On Sunday, six personnel from the Pydhonie policestation, three from Nagpada and two from Mahim police stationwere found infected with the virus. ZA BNMRSY RSY



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